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Margie Y. Wong Interview

Date: January 21, 2011
Location: Glendale, California
Videographer: Kirk Peterson
Densho ID: ddr-manz-1-113
01:54:38
18 segments
Nisei female. Born July 5, 1936, in Boyle Heights, California, where father ran a wholesale grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Lived and attended school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, after leaving camp, then returned to Boyle Heights.
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Margie Y. Wong Interview
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Interview location: Glendale, California Family background: two older half siblings in Japan Segment 1 of 18 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Father's prewar wholesale grocery business Segment 2 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Growing up in an ethnically diverse neighborhood Segment 3 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Studying Japanese dance before the war Segment 4 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Description of siblings Segment 5 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Memories of mass removal Segment 6 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Starting elementary school Segment 7 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Coping with difficult living conditions in camp Segment 8 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Experiencing prejudice in Utah after leaving camp Segment 9 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Attending school in camp Segment 10 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Memorable teachers in camp Segment 11 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Disabled sister's camp experience Segment 12 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Reflections on camp experience Segment 13 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Attending church in camp Segment 14 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Returning to Boyle Heights Segment 15 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Studying psychology after the war Segment 16 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Coping with snakes and scorpions in camp Segment 17 of 18 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Glendale, California Reflections Segment 18 of 18 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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